Okla. Admin. Code § 390:35-15-2 - Schools, school coordinators, and instructors

(a) Unless otherwise provided in 390:35-15-2, CLEET shall recognize only those training courses that are conducted at approved schools. Approval to conduct private security training may be requested by making written application to the Director.
(b) Approval to conduct private security training courses shall be subject to the following requirements.
(1) Approved private schools must be licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools.
(2) Private security training courses must be conducted under the coordinating supervision of a person with professionally recognized training or experience in developing and managing training programs. School coordinators shall submit a resume of related education, training, instructional experience, and work experience. Coordinators may also be approved as instructors.
(3) Private Security student/instructor class ratios shall not exceed forty (40) to one (l); However, firearms instructor-to-shooter ratios shall be not less than one (l) to five (5).
(4) Training units (classes) must be taught by approved instructors.
(A) Instructor qualifications shall be based upon training, education, teaching experience, and work experience, but shall minimally include:
(i) One of the following:
(I) A minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience with a legally recognized security or investigative agency within the previous five (5) years; or
(II) A minimum of two (2) years experience as a full-time certified law enforcement officer within the previous five (5) years; or
(III) A minimum of one (1) year of experience as an instructor at an accredited educational institution in the subject matter for which approval is requested, or in a related field within the last five (5) years.
(ii) Completion of a curriculum orientation workshop conducted by the State Department of Career and Technology Education.
(B) Firearms instructors must be currently certified as a law enforcement or private security firearms instructor, by CLEET, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Rifle Association, or other professionally recognized organizations.
(C) Instructors for Phase 3 - "Private Investigator" courses shall submit additional evidence as to their training or experience relating to the Phase 3 curriculum.
(c) Approved schools will be subject to review and inspection by CLEET staff. Training facilities shall meet local and state fire and safety standards. Facilities shall provide a comfortable environment for students and instructors, with minimal learning distractions. Facility and equipment standards shall be consistent with the standards set forth below:
(1) Classrooms of at least ten (10) square feet per student enrolled;
(2) Classrooms adequately heated and cooled;
(3) Classrooms adequately lighted;
(4) Telephones are accessible;
(5) Restrooms are accessible;
(6) Audio/visual equipment is available (projection equipment, chalkboards, etc.;
(7) Firearms training facilities shall minimally provide:
(A) Protective backstop;
(B) 5 firing points;
(C) 3, 5, 7, 15, and 25 yard firing lines;
(D) Public address system;
(E) Restroom facilities;
(F) Accessible telephone;
(G) First Aid supplies;
(H) Protective equipment for eyes and ears.
(8) Indoor firearms training facilities minimally provide:
(A) Protective backstop;
(B) 3 firing points;
(C) 3, 5, 7, 15, 25 yard firing lines. In those instances where the range does not permit firing at 25 yards, the NRA B-34 or Colt T6 target shall be used for shooting the 25 yard state at 50 feet;
(D) Meet the minimum requirements as set forth in the OSHA Code of Federal Regulations, lead standards;
(i) CRF 29 1910.1025 (C) Permissible Exposure Limit
(ii) CRF 29 1910.1025 (D) Exposure Monitoring
(iii) CRF 29 1910.1025 (D)(9) Accuracy of Measurement
(iv) CRF 29 1910.1025 (D)(5)(11) Mechanical Ventilation for Compliance
(E) An annual exposure monitoring report. The monitoring can be conducted by either private firms or by the OSHA Consultation Division of the Department of Labor;
(F) Public address system;
(G) Restroom facilities;
(H) Accessible telephone;
(I) First Aid supplies;
(J) Protective equipment for eyes and ears.
(d) Schools approved to conduct the private security and investigative training courses required for licensing purposes must:
(1) offer these courses as separate courses, independent of any other training course or hours;
(2) separately charge a fee for these courses, if a fee is charged;
(3) advise students that participation in other training programs is not required for licensing; and
(4) refrain from using any statements as training being "CLEET Certified".


Okla. Admin. Code § 390:35-15-2
Amended at 11 Ok Reg 1289, eff 2-16-94 (emergency); Amended at 11 Ok Reg 2853, eff 6-15-94; Amended at 15 Ok Reg 3640, eff 7-26-98; Amended at 24 Ok Reg 2548, eff 7-16-07
Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 32, Issue 24, September 1, 2015, eff. 9/11/2015 Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 39, Issue 24, September 1, 2022, eff. 9/11/2022

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